Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van

Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van photo, test, review, ratings

Matador Nordicca Van MPS520 is a Touring winter tire with directional tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light Trucks.

2013 Autocenter Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van Test

In 2013 experts of the Ukrainian publication Autocenter have tested Matador MPS520 at size 215/65 R16C and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, review, ratings
3rd place in Wet braking. +2.29m braking distance.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, review, ratings
6th place in Dry braking. +2.09m braking distance.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, review, ratings
5th place in Ice braking. +2.41m braking distance.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, review, ratings
6-7th place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 6 points.
Matador Nordicca Van MPS 520 test, review, ratings
7th place in Ice lateral handling. +3.42sec lap time.
Matador Nordicca Van MPS 520 test, review, ratings
5-6th place in Ice traction. +0.5sec acceleration time.
Matador MPS 520 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Snow braking. +0.44m braking distance.
Matador MPS 520 tests, review, ratings
6-7th place in Subj. Snow handling.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, reviews, ratings
6-8th place in Snow traction. +0.6sec acceleration time.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, reviews, ratings
Last place in Slushplaning. -2.8km/h float speed.
Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van test, reviews, ratings
5th place in Rolling resistance. +0.6kg/t rolling resistance.

Overall Matador MPS 520 Nordicca Van Review

According to the test results Matador took last place and got an expert score “Not recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short wet braking distance.
  • Acceptable dry braking.
  • Long ice braking distance, good traction and low handling.
  • Unbalanced on the snow: short braking distance and good traction, low handling.
  • The lowest slushplaning resistance.
  • Average rolling resistance.

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